Analyst Ratings for TopBuild Corp. (BLD)

Updated: 2017-07-27

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. BLD had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 6 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for BLD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, implying potential capital gains of 16.43 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 54, which equates to a potential downside of 3.07 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 4.42 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 7.2 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of BLD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 69.04 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. BLD has a PEG ratio of 0.48.

In the last 52-weeks, BLD has achieved a high of 55.30 and a low of 28.81. Today's price is 81.85 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 5.26 percent. BLD has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BLD value stock report compares BLD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion. BLD will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.